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paolo
09-11-2010, 06:20 PM
There's no one quite like him is there? One of my favourite producers around even though he's hardly released any new material this year (can't stop listening to 'Three EPs').

This mix he did for Mary Anne Hobbs in August is outstanding - http://soundcloud.com/surefire/shackleton-live-on-mary-anne-hobbs-26th-august-2010 or http://www.mediafire.com/?vs96k57ou406i76

Fabric mix CD soon come - http://www.factmag.com/2010/10/22/fabric-reveal-full-details-of-shackleton-cd/

Also he's on the cover of The Wire this month, deserves a Dissensus thread for that alone :)

gostwan
09-11-2010, 06:35 PM
This sort of thing gets said about a lot of people, but shacky really is one of the most down to earth artists I've had the pleasure to meet. Not a lot of guests would offer to do the driving so the promoter could get pissed, but this is what happened last time he played Glasgow for me. Total legend.

Dr Awesome
09-11-2010, 06:51 PM
Amazing music.
By the way, I saw on chemical there's an entry for his new project "Woe To The Septic Heart!", which I have a sneaking suspicion will fill the Skull Disco sized hole in my heart, based on the name and artwork alone.
I read in an interview that the idea behind it was him + Vengeance Tenfold focusing more on spoken word stuff.

Anyway, check it here (http://www.chemical-records.co.uk/sc/servlet/Info?Track=SEPTIC1), you'll recognise some bits of it from the last MAH mix no doubt.

I'd love to see the man play in NZ, I think he's reached Aus before. Would be a brave promoter to bring him this far... I don't think anything would be commercially viable, but I still muse with the idea of doing it myself.
Maybe I'll sell amphetamines to raise the funds.

Leo
09-11-2010, 06:52 PM
perfect timing, he's got a brand new label and 12":
http://boomkat.com/vinyl/357479-shackleton-man-on-a-string-part-1-and-2

Dr Awesome
09-11-2010, 06:53 PM
Ha snap (although it seems pattycakes snapped both of us).

connect_icut
09-11-2010, 07:11 PM
There's no one quite like him is there?

Well there's Muslimgauze, Kevin Martin and Mick Harris but I basically agree. He's great. What other dubstep artist would do a Savage Republic cover?

skull kid
09-11-2010, 07:22 PM
his recent mix of kasai allstars is very sick

joe.dfx
09-11-2010, 09:00 PM
^^^^

YUP! it's killer!

heard appleblim play a new shackleton tune last week and it was really solid too.

Diggedy Derek
09-11-2010, 10:17 PM
Thanks for the props in mentioning The Wire article. He's a lovely guy and it was a pleasure to do.

I played both sides of his new 12" on full on the radio the other week. If you wanna check it out, you can download the show here http://www.thewire.co.uk/articles/5284/

pattycakes
09-11-2010, 11:12 PM
was surprised there was no thread on him already. he's nailed such an interesting little niche in the world of bass music. wasn't crazy about the perlon release, but it's grown on me slightly.


"Woe To The Septic Heart!", which I have a sneaking suspicion will fill the Skull Disco sized hole in my heart, based on the name and artwork alone.

is basically what i'm feeling too. skull disco was ace. don't think he went deep as he could into the possibilities of that sound. really looking forward to what he'll put out in the future

hopper
10-11-2010, 01:07 AM
Long been saying Shackleton is in a field of his own. His live sets are the one, there's something unique and captivating about his sound that no one else is quite doing. I love how detached it feels from all the trends that come and go. Looking forward to reading the wire, echo the sentiments about him being a top person as well - very unassuming guy.

nomos
10-11-2010, 01:34 AM
Great about the Wire cover. One of the most inventive producers of the last decade and a stand up gent as well.

Which reminds me, it's almost time to get Dave Elvis (http://www.deeptime.net/blog/?p=227) out again...

grizzleb
10-11-2010, 01:39 AM
This sort of thing gets said about a lot of people, but shacky really is one of the most down to earth artists I've had the pleasure to meet. Not a lot of guests would offer to do the driving so the promoter could get pissed, but this is what happened last time he played Glasgow for me. Total legend.
Aye, I asked him for a rolly one time when I was out in a club in brighton and he duly provided - didn't know it was him cause I wasn't paying too much attention to his face during his set (which was banging). He didn't let on that he was Shackleton till I probed him on 'what he thought of Shackleton's set' haha. Seemed brand new, we had a chat about Jeff Mills. :cool:

pattycakes
11-11-2010, 12:53 AM
anyone know if he did anything before he became shackleton? his early stuff sounds pretty good for first efforts

rivet90210
21-11-2010, 07:01 AM
His mixes are incredible. The two he did for MAH this year (Perlon mix and the farewell mix) were fantastic.

Can't really fault him. Every release has been solid.

I've got the farewell mix from the 26th of August, what's the Perlon Mix? Are there any others about that are essential?

computer_rock
21-11-2010, 09:22 AM
the sonar mix from 08 is still my favourite. The last 10 minutes are on youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWsEBlDtgAw

mistersloane
21-11-2010, 06:02 PM
Here's the edited version of the Perlon MAH

http://www.mediafire.com/?etyoad47jaxtc51

I like Shackleton, but he's a bit like that kid at school who was into wargames and who watched Red Dwarf and who thought he was weird and dark. I'd prefer him if he actually got dark rather than intimated it, or just shut up about it altogether.

daddek
21-11-2010, 07:02 PM
Here's the edited version of the Perlon MAH

http://www.mediafire.com/?etyoad47jaxtc51

I like Shackleton, but he's a bit like that kid at school who was into wargames and who watched Red Dwarf and who thought he was weird and dark. I'd prefer him if he actually got dark rather than intimated it, or just shut up about it altogether.

I guess this means, you think there's a discrepancy between the darkness of the track titles, and the darkness of the music.
Fine, but sam isn't like "that kid" whoever that was. He's about the most unassuming man you could hope to meet.

mistersloane
21-11-2010, 08:04 PM
I guess this means, you think there's a discrepancy between the darkness of the track titles, and the darkness of the music.
Fine, but sam isn't like "that kid" whoever that was. He's about the most unassuming man you could hope to meet.

Oh god I'm not knocking him, I'm sure he's a sweetheart, but 'Shackleton' and Skull Disco etc kinda trades on this perceived idea of darkness that I just don't hear. Not just in the titles but also the samples he uses in the mixes. I'm presuming he does hear and think his music is 'dark', which is why I'm saying that I'm sure he's a sweetheart ;)

And I'm not saying those kids weren't sweethearts either, but, y'know. It's not an attack, jus a thought. I don't care what he's like as a person, I care about his public persona and his music, which I think is quite good but.

Diggedy Derek
21-11-2010, 08:27 PM
He doesn't see his music as dark, is the short answer to that...

mms
21-11-2010, 08:36 PM
i don't really get 'dark' as his persona, i get this kinda emotionally open northern guy really.

mistersloane
21-11-2010, 09:22 PM
lol that's me told then.

mms
21-11-2010, 10:28 PM
lol that's me told then.

the whole skull disco sleeve things silly too - rather than overly serious daarrkk..

pattycakes
21-11-2010, 11:41 PM
getting increasingly flummoxed by the new trend in focusing on how 'nice' a musician is


I don't care what he's like as a person, I care about his public persona and his music

'zactly

nomos
22-11-2010, 01:03 AM
yeah skull disco's whole dig up your kin and get down (http://www.deeptime.net/blog/?p=322)* concept is a rarer thing - more about cthonic abandon (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eget6aU-l2A), shattering encounters (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gk454hSy2zY), wandering strange environs (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNDUwZJpbKA). plus a sense of humour in the art/titles. always seemed really fitting music from a pair known for brukking out alone at PP with no concern for what anyone else was doing.


via Blackdown: (http://blackdownsoundboy.blogspot.com/2006_11_01_archive.html) Now my idea of a party is one where people let themselves go and are bang into the music, and I was reading this book at the time about a tribe from Cameroon who dug up their ancestors remains so as they could enjoy watching the festivities while the living members of the tribe played music, danced and got pissed. I thought 'that's the spirit!' So I decided to call the label Skull Disco.

agreed on the niceness complaint, in general (as with sport and movie stars), but i think people here are just expressing a genuine (and from my experience, quite common) response after spending time with him.

minikomi
22-11-2010, 01:19 AM
Met him in japan and we had a chat about teaching ( I used to be a kindy teacher, he a primary school teacher)

Nicest guy imaginable and absolutely blew me away sonically ... Small dark room w one laser and heavy heavy subs, percussion for days. Wonderful.

rivet90210
22-11-2010, 07:11 AM
thanks to those for the perlon link.


To chime in to the discussion: I did this mix a while back, shackleton throughout the first half and a bunch of other stuff. Threw his records in amongst some of what he reminded me of...

SIDE ONE
1080 6IX - ? (?)
Esplendor Geométrico - Transmisión (1988)
Shackleton - Massacre (2006)
Esplendor Geométrico - Mekano-Turbo (1988)
Shackleton - New Dawn (2006)
Shackleton - You Bring Me Down (2007)
Shackleton - Death Is Not Final (T++ Remix) (2008)
Esplendor Geométrico - Medición Eléctrica (Versión) (1998)
Christoph De Babalon - Fearing (1998)
Esplendor Geométrico - Transmetal (1998)
Shackleton - Hypno Angel (2006)
Esplendor Geométrico - P.I.E. (1981)

SIDE TWO
T++ - Worn Down (2007)
? - Human Resources (2008)
System UCS - Memory Trace (1998)
Burial - Exit Woundz (2007)
T++ - 100 Bar (2007)
Christoph De Babalon - Nostep (1997)
? - Pretty Boys Don't Survive Up North (2008)
Major Mackerel - Labba Mouth (1994)
Max Romeo - She's But A Little Girl (1968)
NHK - Persedes (2008)
T++ - Storm (2006)
NHK - 07414_0833 (2008)

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=Z78LJ6PO

mms
22-11-2010, 10:39 AM
getting increasingly flummoxed by the new trend in focusing on how 'nice' a musician is



'zactly

what - one statement mentions this lol

paolo
22-11-2010, 05:16 PM
His new single and his Konono No 1 remix sound pretty damn dark to me

Dr Awesome
22-11-2010, 06:20 PM
I think there's a difference between "dark" in the bleak sense that shackleton's music sometimes encompasses, and the "dark" of gashy dnb producers say 05~07 for example.
There's no horror movie samples, chromatic scales and overtly aggressive soundscapes....*


*Actually don't look for them, there might well be, but you get my point.

Aww Nein
22-11-2010, 07:28 PM
I like Shackleton, but he's a bit like that kid at school who was into wargames and who watched Red Dwarf and who thought he was weird and dark. I'd prefer him if he actually got dark rather than intimated it, or just shut up about it altogether.

man, nothing darker then red dwarf and warhammer 40,000, we wouldnt last a second in either of those worlds...

but seriously theres a lot of range for "darkness" in music, i mean compare black metal and whitehouse, completly opposing world views (complete fantasy and bleak mundane realism) and both really dark, but arguably really silly if your not into that sort of thing (i am btw). i guess shackletons the same, hes got this aesthetic of a sort of alien view of the middle east, a lot of the lyrics of the mc seem to be aiming for that transcendent point where bleakness/fear evaporates into a sort of religious moment...

daddek
22-11-2010, 08:22 PM
getting increasingly flummoxed by the new trend in focusing on how 'nice' a musician is
"I don't care what he's like as a person, I care about his public persona and his music"

The quote is wholly agreeable, but no one's saying his music is better or worse for it, it's just an incidental fact. you getting flumoxed over someone being praised for their personality virtues is your own problem. why waste your energy.

mistersloane
22-11-2010, 09:13 PM
I dunno, I guess I thought that if one started off one's last MAH mix with a litany of 'no more, no mores' and then carry on into samples about the eschaton having always been imminent then that kind of meant one may have been invoking and expressing some form of darkness within one's music, am I listening to the same Shackleton? It's not exactly be bop a lula.

Maybe he was just having a bad day.

grizzleb
22-11-2010, 09:33 PM
I dunno, I guess I thought that if one started off one's last MAH mix with a litany of 'no more, no mores' and then carry on into samples about the eschaton having always been imminent then that kind of meant one may have been invoking and expressing some form of darkness within one's music, am I listening to the same Shackleton? It's not exactly be bop a lula.

Maybe he was just having a bad day.
Pretty dark you reckon?

Ory
23-11-2010, 03:28 AM
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bleak as hell. esp towards the second half of the tune.

Diggedy Derek
23-11-2010, 08:58 AM
Re: the darkness.

He views it as more akin to a satori zen thing than a black hole swallowing you up. Hence the void isn't something to be scared of.

It's also worth noting that the lyrics in his tracks are generally by Vengeance Tenfold, who isn't simply a mouthpiece for Shackleton.

There's definitely something odd, something uncanny, slightly disturbing there, but it's more directed towards some form of meditative experience than simply 'here comes the darkness'.

He discusses a bunch of this stuff in the Wire cover story this month.

mistersloane
23-11-2010, 09:50 AM
Re: the darkness.

He views it as more akin to a satori zen thing than a black hole swallowing you up. Hence the void isn't something to be scared of.

It's also worth noting that the lyrics in his tracks are generally by Vengeance Tenfold, who isn't simply a mouthpiece for Shackleton.

There's definitely something odd, something uncanny, slightly disturbing there, but it's more directed towards some form of meditative experience than simply 'here comes the darkness'.

He discusses a bunch of this stuff in the Wire cover story this month.

Thanks Derek that explains it more, I wasn't getting the zen thing but that makes more sense I guess. His stuff reminds me of Total's work.

mistersloane
23-11-2010, 09:53 AM
Pretty dark you reckon?

In intention if not in actuality yeah. I'd prefer it without the samples/voiceovers myself, I find it too literal hence starting to talk about it, it just makes me go 'oh shut up'. I get enough of that stuff at home lol.

pattycakes
24-11-2010, 06:48 AM
what - one statement mentions this lol

nah, i meant in general. in online discussion and some music journalism. i think the mark ronson thread had a bit about it.


The quote is wholly agreeable, but no one's saying his music is better or worse for it, it's just an incidental fact. you getting flumoxed over someone being praised for their personality virtues is your own problem. why waste your energy.

i agree that it doesn't change the music. i'm not getting flummoxed by individual people getting praised, it doesn't really matter to me. i just find it to be a bit of a curious little trend. maybe flummoxed wasn't the right word. i was going for something light hearted. i guess it's tied in to this thing i've been thinking about lately, how back in the day a lot of big names were really eccentric or downright nasty... there doesn't seem to be much space for that kind of behaviour any more. like could miles or zappa make a career now without being booed out of the industry? i dunno, should probably stop derailing...

no takers on the pre-shackleton question? really seems like he came out of nowhere.

daddek
24-11-2010, 09:16 AM
like could miles or zappa make a career now without being booed out of the industry? i dunno, should probably stop derailing...

so it sounds like you're concerned that it's becoming a pre-requisite for an artist to be "nice", and if he/she isn't, appreciation for their work is diminished. that i totally sympathise with.. as if not's enough for simply artists to make good art?
I sense its a result of a lot of modern developments, mainly internet driven, but i wont attempt an analysis.
it's worth bearing in mind that those examples were pre web; there were no public forums for people to exchange notes on their opinions or encounters with said personalities.

Also it's worth bearing in mind that music artists receive a lot of personality-orientated press, and the nature of their work is very self-orientated.. and they tend to suffer narcissism. So it's genuinely pleasant to encounter ones whose personalities seem un-affected by all that.


no takers on the pre-shackleton question? really seems like he came out of nowhere.

afaik he started creating electronic music shortly before the skull disco records. i dont know if he had a band or something beforehand. One of the the reasons my enjoyment of his music increases is because you can hear him getting better at the execution of his ideas, also the fact he's driven by content rather than technicality is why i value him

slim jenkins
24-11-2010, 09:29 AM
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bleak as hell. esp towards the second half of the tune.

I kept listening...but only because I couldn't take me eyes off 'Night Of The Hunter' or believe how good it still looked.

BareBones
24-11-2010, 09:49 AM
I kept listening...but only because I couldn't take me eyes off 'Night Of The Hunter' or believe how good it still looked.

was literally about to say exactly the same thing

nomos
24-11-2010, 01:25 PM
his background was more punk - hence the savage republic remixes and zeke's fanzine-ish cover art.

the old blackdown interview (http://blackdownsoundboy.blogspot.com/2006_11_01_archive.html) is very good


I've always been into making music, be it with a four-track when I was in my teens, or messing around on the computer like these days, but I started to make the stuff you're more familiar with when my 'dancehall' combo, Evil MAstermind' broke up due to my partner in musical crime, MC Great Emancipator, now known as Tenfold Vengeance, decided to go the other side of the world and convert to Islam. We were using a Zoom drum machine with this weird wobbly bass effect. After he went I didn't really want to do a one-man Karaoke act, so I decided to get a computer.


In terms of the atmosphere and sounds that I want to create I'm using the likes of Metal Box era PIL and Savage Republic as my benchmark if anyone.

computer_rock
24-11-2010, 08:14 PM
Always thought this one had a kind of zenlike quality to it


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ioL5OrlB-O8&feature=youtube_gdata_player

4linehaiku
24-11-2010, 08:59 PM
Just got my copy of his new one, and I think it might actually be my favourite thing by him (subject to me going back and listening to all the other records). It's interesting from the 'darkness' point of view, in that I don't think it's dark at all. Not even in the non-try hard 'bleak' sense. It's weird and sprawling and psychedelic, but it's also a straight up bassline groover. Serious swing levels, just a bit rotten and decomposed, really going for the original Skull Disco 'dig up your ancestors and have a dance' thing. Reminds me a bit of the best Oni Ayhun tunes actually, not in terms of the actual sonics, but maybe the way they almost accidentally/incidentally interact with normal dance music tropes.

Lots of his oeuvre is quite bleak of course, but I think that's all there is to it is overly simplistic. His release on Hot Flush was a good previous example I think, Massacre anyway. Probably his most overtly upbeat tune that, always very recognisable when it starts slipping in during a live set. Again, it has a real groove to it, along with shrieks and whoops. Which sort of sums up why I like his music so much actually. His niceness (which I will also attest to) is completely irrelevant.

Martin Dust
24-11-2010, 09:54 PM
Really enjoy his work.

STN
24-11-2010, 10:08 PM
No other artistes have saved my ex and her sister from a kicking, it has to be said, though Shovel out of M People once stopped my best mate getting a bollocking off his boss.

Great producer as well (Shackleton, not Shovel).

Sectionfive
26-11-2010, 08:12 PM
Minimoonstar mix is one of his highlights. Sublime
You bring me down was the one for me from the skulldisco days

Phaedo
29-11-2010, 12:21 AM
To me, his music sounds more like some sort of weird trance inside the deepest parts of your mind more than, cliche darkness.

Btw, incredible producer and performer.

pattycakes
02-12-2010, 04:10 PM
boomkat just announced Fabric 55


The enigmatic master of outernational dystopia and psychedelic rhythms turns in an outstanding Fabric mix full of exclusive, unreleased material. As anyone who has submitted themselves to his ritualistic live shows will attest, this producer operates in a very special dancefloor dimension. Those shows have become the stuff of legend, reworking the most potent elements of his records into a stunningly febrile, in-the-moment context designed to elicit absolutely primal urges. In our opinion, his live show is one of the best in the world right now, and has been for a few years, so this mix is essentially one of the deadliest documents of post-everything club music money can buy. The majority of the tracks are previously unreleased (13 of the 22), meshed with (tomb)stone-cold classics from his Skull Disco and Perlon releases such as 'Death Is Not Final' with Vengeance Tenfold, both sides of 'New Dawn'/'Massacre' and the haunting 'Something Has Got To Give'. Sacrifice yourself at the altar of Shackleton and redeem your soul for a dance with the devil. ESSENTIAL.

http://boomkat.com/cds/359553-shackleton-fabric-55-shackleton?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+boomkat_just_arrived+%28Boomk at%3A+Just+arrived%29

hard not to get hyped even tho boomkat more often than not overhype

JWoulf
02-12-2010, 04:28 PM
reminds me of old " etnoambient" or more rythimc old "isolationism" at times. don't know how i feel about that

Dr Awesome
06-12-2010, 06:36 PM
Anyone had a listen to Fabric 55 then?

benjybars
06-12-2010, 09:59 PM
http://www.residentadvisor.net/feature.aspx?1263

good interview.

i've bought records off that Necta Selecta guy he mentions.. he's definitely got a lot of love for those early youngsta sets at FWD.. nice bloke.

paolo
07-12-2010, 01:36 PM
I played a gig recently, a couple of months ago, and they booed me off stage. They were shouting at me, "We want dubstep, we want dubstep!" It was just one of those. I've never pretended to be dubstep so... In the end I think I just got really grumpy and I think I made some sort of obscene gesture and left. [laughs].


:mad:

MK-ULTRA
07-12-2010, 06:10 PM
Electronic Explorations 133 - Shackleton

http://electronicexplorations.org/podcasts/ElectronicExplorations_133_Shackleton.mp3

01) – Shackleton and Vengeance Tenfold – Stripped III (version)
02) – Shackleton – Man On A String Part 1 and 2
03) – Shackleton – Angel On A String
04) – Shackleton – Fireworks
05) – Shackleton – Deadman
06) – Shackleton – Bottles
07) – Shackleton – Hypno Angel
08) – Shackleton – Something Has Got To Give
09) – Shackleton – Massacre
10) – Shackleton – Torn Skin III (version)

whats the tune at 50 minutes or so proclaiming I AM ALPHA AND OMEGA?

pattycakes
08-12-2010, 06:32 PM
http://www.residentadvisor.net/feature.aspx?1263

really wish i could hear those early youngsta fwd sets

and the black-ops records stuff he mentions

continuum
08-12-2010, 06:53 PM
haven't listened to see if this is any good but here is an old black ops mix

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=PPU7SG9J

nomos
08-12-2010, 06:59 PM
there's a link on this page to the youngsta live @ fwd cd that came out in 2004
http://www.thebeats-saigon.com/?p=370

there's also black ops' mix for deuce mag (sublow selection volume 1) which is slightly later but the sound is essentially the same. i think owen griffiths posted that on here a while back, somewhere.

i'd upload some stuff but my connection is really awful lately

pattycakes
08-12-2010, 08:11 PM
fkn sweet, thanks both

edit: continuum, is that mix the sublow selection one?

you
08-12-2010, 09:39 PM
bingeing on shackleton at the moment - thanks for the mix links

continuum
08-12-2010, 09:43 PM
edit: continuum, is that mix the sublow selection one?

haven't got any info about it, someone else on here may know tho? had a listen to it is good.

pattycakes
08-12-2010, 10:08 PM
pretty excited to hear it either way. cheers.

came down to london last weekend, partially to see theo p at plastic people but by the time i'd gotten there the electricity had tripped and no-one was allowed in. now when i see fabric room two this sat:

# Frequency 7: Surgeon & Ben Sims
# Shackleton LIVE
# Peverelist

i want to cry.

just firing up the fabric mix for the first time as a consolation, 13mins in and holy shit, this is what i want music to be like.

pattycakes
08-12-2010, 10:22 PM
27 mins in and ohhhhmyyyygoooooooooooooood!

scuse me im drunk

Dr Awesome
09-12-2010, 06:44 PM
haven't listened to see if this is any good but here is an old black ops mix

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=PPU7SG9J


I've got a Youngsta mix on Rinse from 04 (I think, might be 05) where he plays loads of those tunes (or versions/rmxs of them). I knew they were black ops but since youtube didn't have many examples I kinda gave up hope of ever naming them.
Any chance of getting a TL for that promo mix?

(PS: can upload / put that younx mix in the dropbox).

continuum
09-12-2010, 07:18 PM
I've got a Youngsta mix on Rinse from 04 (I think, might be 05) where he plays loads of those tunes (or versions/rmxs of them). I knew they were black ops but since youtube didn't have many examples I kinda gave up hope of ever naming them.
Any chance of getting a TL for that promo mix?

(PS: can upload / put that younx mix in the dropbox).


I have no tracklist, im hoping someone on here might know more about that one.

ive got some black ops records sitting in a record box, will make a little mini mix with tracklist shortly and post it up.

would be great if you can put the youngsta mix up here or in the dropbox.

Dr Awesome
09-12-2010, 08:02 PM
Arite, I'll pop it up sometime over the weekend - pretty sure it's dated 10.05.04, I've got a bunch more from 2005 too.

Big Nose
09-12-2010, 09:48 PM
Arite, I'll pop it up sometime over the weekend - pretty sure it's dated 10.05.04, I've got a bunch more from 2005 too.

I'll save you a job and pop it in now.

Alfons
10-12-2010, 12:04 AM
to those who have checked the fabric mix is the opening track from the MAH mix earlier this year on there? Was listed as "Shackleton & Vengeance Tenfold — Untitled" back then, starts with the line "no more fear and no more love". Really like that one, hoping it will be released

MK-ULTRA
11-12-2010, 03:45 PM
always loved the black ops stuff
maybe needs its own thread?

continuum
11-12-2010, 04:17 PM
ive got some black ops records sitting in a record box, will make a little mini mix with tracklist shortly and post it up.


haven't done a mix in the end but have recorded a load of vinyls this afternoon and put them in the dropbox.

continuum
11-12-2010, 04:18 PM
always loved the black ops stuff
maybe needs its own thread?

there's one on here if you do a search

MK-ULTRA
11-12-2010, 04:45 PM
found: http://www.dissensus.com/showthread.php?1575-black-ops-%28appreciation-type-post%29

benw
12-12-2010, 07:30 AM
haven't done a mix in the end but have recorded a load of vinyls this afternoon and put them in the dropbox.

very possibly being quite dense but which folder is it in? cant see it.

continuum
12-12-2010, 08:00 AM
very possibly being quite dense but which folder is it in? cant see it.

someone deleted them about 30 minutes after I put them in there, here's a link to a .zip of them:

http://www.mediafire.com/?0co3uyn3703chn4

benw
13-12-2010, 01:27 AM
someone deleted them about 30 minutes after I put them in there, here's a link to a .zip of them:

http://www.mediafire.com/?0co3uyn3703chn4

ah how useful of them.... cheers mate.

Benny B
13-12-2010, 06:29 AM
[QUOTE=continuum;249018]someone deleted them about 30 minutes after I put them in there,

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dunno who keeps doing this. Is someone perhaps cutting and pasting files out of there rather than copying?

pattycakes
13-12-2010, 10:22 PM
anyone make it to fabric? from the few descriptions i've read online it sounds like it might have just been worth the hype

a guy wrote on RA that seeing fabric go off like that to such 'different' music made chills go down his spine.

damn.

BareBones
15-12-2010, 04:16 PM
is it an incredible faux-pas if i wanted to join the dropbox crew without really having much to share myself? I mean, i'm more than willing to upload stuff, i just imagine all youz already have everything I have. Basically, I want all your old grime and stuff.

Benny B
15-12-2010, 04:32 PM
is it an incredible faux-pas if i wanted to join the dropbox crew without really having much to share myself? I mean, i'm more than willing to upload stuff, i just imagine all youz already have everything I have. Basically, I want all your old grime and stuff.

pm me ur email address

paolo
16-12-2010, 08:17 AM
Just got the Fabric CD yesterday and it's pretty much what I was hoping for :)

hopper
24-12-2010, 04:01 PM
anyone know the tune at 40:00 in the youngsta mix? sounds like it could be an old Skream bit possibly, sounds more futuristic than pretty much everything going now

Big Nose
25-12-2010, 09:04 PM
anyone know the tune at 40:00 in the youngsta mix? sounds like it could be an old Skream bit possibly, sounds more futuristic than pretty much everything going now

You on about the Youngsta 10.05.04 mix?

Its a Jon E Cash beat, aint got a clue of the title though sorry.

hopper
25-12-2010, 10:11 PM
From the Forward Live Vol 1 mix. Can't quite place who it is really - it's got snares a bit like return II space, a hi end synthline that sounds a bit like the one on walking with Jah and some rasta samples. All of which make it sound like it's dead on for Mala, but I haven't heard much of his stuff from this period with this sort of rhythm, feels just as likely that this could be Benga or Skream.

Big Nose
25-12-2010, 11:33 PM
From the Forward Live Vol 1 mix. Can't quite place who it is really - it's got snares a bit like return II space, a hi end synthline that sounds a bit like the one on walking with Jah and some rasta samples. All of which make it sound like it's dead on for Mala, but I haven't heard much of his stuff from this period with this sort of rhythm, feels just as likely that this could be Benga or Skream.

First time Ive heard that beat, sounds like Loefah or Mala to me. Could possibly be Skream aswell.

??? - ???
Truly Dread - Loefah
Horrow Show - Loefah
Voodoo - Loefah
Give Jah Glory - Mala
Country Man - DMZ
Twisup VIP - Loefah
D1 - Crack Bong
??? - ???
??? - ???
??? - ???
Lost City - DMZ
Awake - DMZ
??? - ???

Can anyone fill in the blanks? Im guessing some of them will be D1 or Skream beats.

sssluke
27-12-2010, 12:32 AM
some little beauty posted this on youtube, amazing quality. best fabric mix i ve ever heard

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5JgSndbWAE

paolo
19-02-2011, 07:56 PM
^^ Out now. As you might expect, they're really quite good

http://www.rubadub.co.uk/?node_id=1.3&id=27732

http://www.rubadub.co.uk/?node_id=1.3&id=27731

Phaedo
02-03-2011, 11:37 AM
Two of the best records i have bought in a long time.

pattycakes
10-03-2011, 03:33 PM
just got an email from RA with this in it:

http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?228972

would love to go but i'd be stranded in manc after :slanted:

also, lol at the guy laying it down straight about the money

e/y
03-11-2011, 06:32 PM
*splooge*

Phaedo
03-11-2011, 07:52 PM
does not disappoint

zhao
03-11-2011, 07:57 PM
just realized that this (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Shackleton) is most likely where the name came from. probably because he was such a cool explorer, and not for the fact that he was an Irishman working for colonial Britain?

pattycakes
03-11-2011, 08:06 PM
ooh nice. the kind of stuff he does best.

nomos
03-11-2011, 10:56 PM
just realized that this (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Shackleton) is most likely where the name came from. probably because he was such a cool explorer, and not for the fact that he was an Irishman working for colonial Britain?
his name's sam shackleton ;)

Leo
04-11-2011, 12:03 AM
wow, had no idea this was out, haven't seen it listed (even as pre-order) anywhere. just placed my order.

zhao
04-11-2011, 04:09 AM
his name's sam shackleton ;)

ah didn't know the last name. he came to an Ngoma party once, and expressed interest in djing a low key set sometime :)

paolo
02-05-2012, 09:07 AM
The box set has met my high expectations, so it's good. He seems to have started playing the organ

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/9M0RUl4L_MU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Lichen
02-05-2012, 09:46 AM
Sounds like Jethro Tull.

deletia
02-05-2012, 04:44 PM
listened to the new thing last night in bed. couldnt sleep afterwards.

zhao
09-05-2012, 01:59 PM
Sounds like Jethro Tull.

oh right. their reconstructed afro-rhythms and concrete soundscaping period. i see EXACTLY what you mean :rolleyes:

first disc starts off pretty strong, and other than cringe inducing self serious pretentious monologues about music being the "weapon of the future", even the meandering passages don't bother me. while it is a bit loopy and directionless at times, not easy to make music this noodly sustain interest...

benjybars
31-07-2013, 12:50 AM
https://soundcloud.com/benjybars/roots-of-shackleton-mix

Shackleton - Stalker
Shackleton - Tin Foil Sky
Shackleton - Hamas Rule
Shackleton - No More Negative Thoughts
Shackleton - Majestic Visions
Shackleton - Mountains of Ashes
Shackleton - Blood on my Hands
Shackleton - It's Time for Love
Shackleton - Naked
Shackleton - Hackney Marshes
Shackleton - I am animal
Shackleton - In the Next World
Shackleton - Massacre
Shackleton - Bastard Spirit
Shackleton - New Dawn
Shackleton - Hypno Angel

bosh.

FairiesWearBoots
31-07-2013, 01:12 AM
Benjy - awesome job with these mixes, loving the HP one
would you ever do a Zomby one?

dert
31-07-2013, 06:00 AM
oh my god, shackleton mixed into himself is the BEST i love this

benjybars
31-07-2013, 06:33 AM
oh my god, shackleton mixed into himself is the BEST i love this

yeah man i think this might be the mix i enjoyed putting together the most - some of these tunes. fuck!

@FairiesWearBoots - yep got a Roots of Zomby one planned ;)